Forty years ago, Michael Longaker was a guard on the championship winning Michigan State basketball team. Now, he is a Stanford surgeon.
The best way to predict which patients will suffer chronic pain after surgery is to ask them how they're feeling, Stanford researchers find.
A Stanford researcher has found that patients with heart failure, even if it's relatively mild, are more likely to die within three months after surgery.
Stanford Medicine pediatric surgeon and innovator Tom Krummel discussed his career trajectory at a recent talk.
Dean Lloyd Minor welcomed the neurosurgeon/author Henry Marsh to Stanford at a recent Dean's Lecture Series talk.
A Stanford surgeon, educator and inventor has worked to advance the science of touch.
Stanford Medicine hosted an office decorating contest to help share the holiday spirit for those who have to work between Christmas and New Year's.
Neurosurgery resident Adela Wu comments on the importance of personalizing the informed consent process before a procedure for each patient.
Using AI, a team of Stanford researchers including an 18-year-old has developed a way to track and evaluate surgical skills.
Abdominal adhesions can have lasting, significant consequences. Now Stanford researchers have identified the cells responsible and a possible treatment.
Emergency surgery, compared to antibiotics, costs less and results in lower hospital readmission rates for appendicitis, a Stanford study finds.
A new Stanford strategy for kidney transplant wait-list management has been shown to help patients get into surgery faster.
Discovery of the human skeletal stem cell opens the way to regenerate cartilage and bone to repair damaged tissues, say Stanford scientists.
A Stanford surgeon discusses the adverse conditions, physiological changes and surgical challenges faced by space travelers.
Following surgery, the risk of overdose from opioids is highest during the first month. Taking both short- and long-acting opioids also boosts the risk.
The goal is to design a humanitarian surgical response in conflict zones to avert preventable disability and deaths through modern, evidence-based care.